US demand for commercial refrigeration equipment will rise 4.6 percent per year to $9.4 billion in 2016. Transportation systems will remain the largest segment and grow the fastest, followed in pace by ice machines. Food and beverage distribution will be the fastest growing market, while foodservice will remain the largest.
This study analyzes the $7.5 billion US commercial refrigeration equipment industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by market (e.g., foodservice, food and beverage retail, food and beverage distribution, food and beverage production) and product (e.g., transportation refrigeration systems, refrigerators and freezers, beverage refrigeration equipment, display cases, ice machines, refrigerated vending machines).
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 39 industry players, including United Technologies, Ingersoll-Rand and Manitowoc.